Syrian Activist Group Hacks Washington Post Website

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- A group of Syrian nationalist hackers responsible for April's notorious Associated Press tweets announcing that President Barack Obama had been injured in bombings in the capital compromised the Washington Post's website Thursday, causing some visitors to the site to be redirected to the group’s home page.

The Syrian Electronic Army, a group of hackers opposed to an ongoing revolution seeking to oust President Bashar Assad, announced on Twitter that it had infiltrated the paper’s site by exploiting a vulnerability in the third-party content recommendation service Outbrain,...
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